Love and power, like oil and water, do not mix. The well-known sociologist, Willard Waller, discovered that there seems to be an inverse relationship between love and power. He noted that in interpersonal relationships as love increases, power decreases; and as power decreases, love increases.
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Dr. Eddie Hyatt is an author, historian and ordained minister who has written extensivlely on spiritual renewal and other issues related to the Christian faith. His books are available from Amazon and his website at www.eddiehyatt.com. To read more on the issue of power and love in the church, check out his book, Purusing Power: How the Historic Quest for Apostolic Authority and Control Has Divided and Damaged the Church.